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IZA Workshop: Economics of Time Use and Mental Health: Stress, Sleep, Fatigue and Employment

Organizers: Michèle Belot (Cornell University and IZA), Joan Costa-Font (London School of Economics and IZA), Osea Giuntella (University of Pittsburgh and IZA), Nico Pestel (IZA)
Date:October 05, 2021 - October 06, 2021

Event Manager:

Viola Hartmann (IZA)

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+++ presentation: 20 minutes +++ discussion: 10 minutes +++ floor discussion: 15 minutes +++

Tuesday, October 05:

14:45 - 15:00   Welcome
Michèle Belot (Cornell University and IZA)
Joan Costa-Font (London School of Economics and IZA)
Osea Giuntella (University of Pittsburgh and IZA)
Nico Pestel (IZA)

15:00 - 16:00   Keynote
  Chair: Joan Costa-Font (London School of Economics and IZA)
    Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA)
  "Sleep, Time and Stress: What Can Economists Uniquely Contribute?"
        Session A: Leisure, Sleep and Mental Health
  Chair: Nico Pestel (IZA)
16:00 - 16:45   Manuel Hoffmann (Texas A&M University), Adrian Chadi (University of Konstanz and IZA)
  "Television, Health and Happiness: A Natural Experiment in West Germany"
  Discussant: Guangli Zhang (UC Santa Barbara)
16:45 - 17:30   Sarah Flèche (CNRS), Joan Costa-Font (London School of Economics and IZA), Ricardo Pagan (University of Malaga)
  "The Welfare Effects of Time Reallocation: Evidence from Daylight Saving Time"
  Discussant: Jocelyn Wikle (Brigham Young University)
17:30 - 17:45   Break
        Session B: Life Shocks and Mental Health
  Chair: Osea Giuntella (University of Pittsburgh and IZA)
17:45 - 18:30   Petri Böckerman (Labour Institute for Economic Research and IZA), Mika Haapanen (University of Jyväskylä), Christopher Jepsen (University College Dublin and IZA)
  "Dark Passage: Mental Health Consequences of Parental Death"
  Discussant: Shuai Chen (LISER)
18:30 - 19:15   Jim Been (University of Leiden), Eduard Suari-Andreu (Leiden University & Netspar), Marike Knoef (Leiden University & Netspar)
  "The Short-run Effects of Unexpected Job Loss on Health"
  Discussant: Katharina Werner (Ifo Institute for Economic Research)

Wednesday, October 06:

        Session C: Medication and Gender
  Chair: Michèle Belot (Cornell University and IZA)
15:00 - 15:45   N. Meltem Daysal (University of Copenhagen and IZA), Sonia Bhalotra (University of Warwick and IZA), Nis Vestergard Lydiksen (Kraka Advisory), Mircea Trandafir (University of Southern Denmark and IZA)
  "Adolescent Antidepressant Use and Academic Achievement"
  Discussant: Erwin Winkler (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
15:45 - 16:30   Janet Currie (Princeton University and IZA), Esmée Zwiers (Princeton University and IZA)
  "Medication of Postpartum Depression and Maternal Outcomes: Evidence from Geographic Variation in Dutch Prescribing"
  Discussant: Maria Stanfors (Lund University and IZA)
17:15 - 17:30   Break
        Session D: Economic Impact of Mental Health
  Chair: Joan Costa-Font (London School of Economics and IZA)
17:30 - 18:15   Daniel M Bennett (University of Southern California), Manuela Angelucci (University of Texas at Austin and IZA)
  "The Economic Impact of Depression Treatment in India"
18:15 - 19:00   Barbara Biasi (Yale School of Management and IZA), Petra Moser (NYU), Michael Dahl (Aalborg University)
  "Career Effects of Mental Health"
  Discussant: Eduard Suari-Andreu (University of Leiden)